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PBS
Nov 20, 2012 6:30pm PST
bribes from two foreign companies including a and gary and energy group. >> and here is the former soviet union's once formidable air fleet and what remains when a pilot recently discovered a decommissioned plant on an airfield in siberia and it was about to be scrapped. >> at the restored it twin- engine is one of a few of the types still capable of flight and the new owner has big plans. >> prepare a for takeoff. 1950's style. turning the propeller by hand to ensure the distribution of engine oil. in the cockpit, the throttle controls are checked and then ready to go. the old twin vote engine and could actually take to the air now, but this is a dry run. >> did you hear that engine sputtering? in these temperatures coming any day hereunder the engine to warm them up. >> this plan is 53 years old and still probably bears the soviet union subscriptions. it originated in saxony. today, the crew is a group of retired pilots from st. petersburg. they have all had a long love affair with flying and with this plane. >> i saved her and i fulfilled my own dream. now we are doing her up ag
PBS
Nov 21, 2012 7:00pm PST
. obata lost everything he had worked to build for 40 years. he began channelling his energy into making art. he fashioned the rattlesnake from a mesquite branch he found. many internees have recalled how his fortitude and endurance helped keep them going. >> it's a reflection of himself, right. so it would be strength of his own personality or of a human being in general. >> reporter: most of the pieces in the exhibition had never been put on show until recently. >> this one is a mockingbird. >> reporter: they were gathered by delphine, a third-generation japanese-american. she was prompted to do this after coming across a small wooden proof while organizing her mother's mementos. her mothered a rarely talked to her about the internment camp. and she began wondering why. >> this is a little coat hanger. >> reporter: as she began talking with other people about their experiences, she began to understand why her parents had barely mentioned the camps. they didn't want their children to feel negative about america, the country where they were growing up. this too arose out of the ja
PBS
Nov 28, 2012 7:00pm PST
electronics company are interested in strength ning their renewable energy depart uchida from the businessk joins us now. >> i want to tell you specifically about rechargeable batteries or storage batteries. they're use envelope households during pow area outages, they're useful to drivers who use them in place of gasoline. the people at nec in japan understand that this is a growing and important market. the japanese electronics firm will join the bidding for a bankrupt u.s. company making storage batteries. nec officials say they want to buy the failed batterymaker a 1, 2, 3 systems. the u.s. firm filed for bankruptcy protection last month. it will be up for auction in early december. sources say nec could end up paying more than $120 million to buy the company. storage batteries are a key headlight in building smart grids, the next generation in network power. smart grids are considered essential to promoting renewable energy such as polar power. demand for these batteries is expected to right globally. they provide backup in the event of power out ans due to weather and other factors. >
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